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Prism Business Media Announces Launch of New IWCE/MRT Wireless Summit.

NEW YORK -- Prism Business Media, organizer of the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) and publisher of Mobile Radio Technology(R) magazine (MRT), today announced the first annual IWCE/MRT Wireless Summit, to take place November 14-15, 2006 at the Hilton Charlotte University Place in Charlotte, NC.

The IWCE/MRT Wireless Summit will be a two- day event featuring conference sessions, tabletop exhibits and networking opportunities for professionals in all areas of the wireless communications industry, including technology end users, public safety professionals, wireless service providers and IT professionals, as well as industry dealers and consultants.

The conference program will provide an in-depth look at the latest issues facing the industry and includes keynote addresses by Chuck Jackson, Motorola Communications and Electronics, Inc. vice president and director of systems operations, Motorola, Inc. and Dathan Shows, director of technical services for the City of Wilson, N.C. who will speak on "An Unlikely Solution; Using Cellular as a Public Safety Communications Network."

General session topics include: "800 MHz Rebanding; An East Coast Perspective"; "Nationwide Interoperability: 700 MHz for Public Safety" and "Hurricane Katrina; One Year Later, What Have We Learned?"

Additional breakout sessions topics include "City-Wide Wireless Mesh Networks"; "P25 Update: Standards and Benefits"; "4.9 GHz Networks for Public Safety - Promises, Planning & Pitfalls"; "Design and Implementation of In-Building Wireless Systems"; "Narrowbanding - To Divide or Multiply, the Great Debate"; "Commercial Networks as a Substitute for Private Networks - Facts, Fiction, Pitfalls and Potential"; "The Convergence of RF and IT - Computing and Radio Become One" and "Current Developments in Broadband Wireless."

Tabletop exhibits will showcase the latest products and services available for the wireless communications industry, while multiple networking opportunities will allow wireless communications professionals to connect with their colleagues and extend their range of industry contacts.

For additional information, contact Rita Ugianskis, Group Show Director at (813) 994-4654, email or visit

IWCE and Mobile Radio Technology are part of Prism's family of print and electronic publications, events and rich data products serving the telecommunications industry.

Prism Business Media Inc. is a leader in business-to-business communication and information, connecting qualified buyers and sellers in 20 industry sectors. Prism's growing portfolio of market-leading brands spans 70 magazines, 150 e-newsletters, 17 industry trade shows and 500 rich data products. Each month, more than 3.3 million unique visitors utilize Prism Web sites and services. Prism Business Media is owned by U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP, and by co-investors Highfields Capital Management and Lexington Partners. For additional information on the company and its businesses, visit
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